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Guide to the Duke Chapter of the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association Records, 2019-2020 (AR.0172)

Abstract

The Duke chapter of the national Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association (APAMSA) is a student-run organization dedicated to learning about, promoting awareness of, and improving Asian-American health issues. Since 2005, the Duke APAMSA chapter has been engaged in community outreach including holding service activities, foreign-language health education, and pursuing other avenues of cultural discovery. Contains materials from the Duke Chapter of APAMSA documenting activities in which APAMSA is involved. Files date from 2019 to 2020.

Descriptive Summary

Call Number
AR.0172
Title
Duke Chapter of the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association Records
Date
2019-2020
Creator
Duke Chapter of the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association
Extent
55.9 MB
Repository
Duke University Medical Center Archives

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Collection Overview

Contains materials from the Duke Chapter of Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association (APAMSA) documenting activities in which APAMSA is involved. Files date from 2019 to 2020.

Arrangement Note

Organized into the following series: Digital Files, 2019-2020.

Restrictions on Access & Use

Some collections are stored off site and must be requested at least 48 business hours in advance for retrieval.

Access Restrictions

None.

Use Restrictions

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

1. Digital Files, 2019-2020

Series Scope and Contents: Contains materials from the Duke Chapter of Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association (APAMSA) documenting activities in which APAMSA is involved. Files date from 2019 to 2020.

Arrangement Note: Contains digital images and videos documenting 2019 and 2020 activities in which the Duke Chapter of Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association (APAMSA) were involved.

Conditions Governing Access: Materials are available at the Duke University Medical Center Archives Reading Room.

Processing Information: Material in this collection was processed using AXAEM's Electronic Records Processing module, which incorporates Bagger as a way to package electronic files with technical metadata. Captured digital content was ingested into AXAEM, where ClamAV Anti-Virus software detected and cleaned any computer viruses. The cleaned files were saved on the Duke University Medical Center Archives' secure server with a regular backup schedule. Includes 33 files totaling 55.9 MB that are available for research: Accession A2021.008 (33 files totaling 55.9 MB).

Accession A2021.008, 2019-2020

Subseries Scope and Contents: Contains materials from the Duke Chapter of the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA). Files document activities in which APAMSA is involved such as the Dragon Boat Bone Marrow Drive (Fall 2019), Asian Woman in Medicine Night (Spring 2020), Chinese Church Health Fair (Spring 2019), APAMSA Kickoff gathering (Fall 2019), and Lunar New Year celebrations (Spring 2020). File types are PSD, HEIC, JPEG, JPG, MOV, and TXT. Files date from 2019 to 2020.

Conditions Governing Access: Materials are available at the Duke University Medical Center Archives Reading Room.

Digital Files: Accession A2021.008, 2019-2020
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Historical Note

The Duke chapter of the national Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association (APAMSA) is a student-run organization dedicated to learning about, promoting awareness of, and improving Asian-American health issues. Since 2005, the Duke APAMSA chapter has been engaged in community outreach including holding service activities such as bone marrow registry drives, health screenings, and foreign-language health education, as well as pursuing other avenues of cultural discovery such as providing Chinese-language training to medical students and sampling the best Asian restaurants in the Triangle.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Duke Chapter of the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association Records, Duke University Medical Center Archives.

Acquisitions Information

Accession A2021.008 (gift by Emily Chen, January 2021)

Processing Information

Processed by Lucy Waldrop: January 2021